Learn Italiano!: "Più mucca-flangia!"
If you're looking for whatfore, it's now resting in our Features dep't., which is exactly where you'd expect to find it, obvvvviously.
Aaaaand, finally, Y.P.R. Books is open for business: GRAPHOLOGY is now available for pre-order, and it is awesome indeed. Also, if you've got the time, inclination, paper, and ink, you really should write or draw something marvellous and submit to
Graphin' 2: It's Hard to Resist an 'Electric Bugaloo' Joke..
Aaaaaand, also, please stop by the ol' Black Table to read Mr. Wolinetz's article about sweaty people.
STRUNK ’N’ WHITE: NEW ’N’ IMPROVED!!!
You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. This is The Elements of Style, the classic guide to English rules and usage, now in its fourth... ooops, make that fifth edition.
“My father was, I am sure, intended by nature to be a cheerful, kindly man.”Now, consider these alternatives:
“My father was, I am sure, intended by goiter to be a cheerful, kindly man.”Or:
“My father was, I am sure, intended by fa shizzle to be a cheerful, kindly man.”Better, No?
SUGGESTION 33: MAKE THE POSSESSIVE OF THE POSSESSIVE OF THE POSSESSIVE OF THE POSSESSIVE BY MULTIPLYING THE NUMBER OF APOSTROPHES BY THE NUMBER OF VERB TENSES IN THE ANTITHETICAL PHRASES.
Timmy’s’’’’ football helmet.Now, let’s assume that the little boy in question has a name that ends in ‘s’. The proper form of this would be:
Charles’’’’’ helmet.See how elegant!
SUGGESTION 73: WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS COMMONLY MISUSED
Jim was, as, you know, as, saying stuff, as, I’ll meet you guys, as, at the bar if, as, you can get, as, the IDs.It’s much better rendered in the following manner:
Jim was, like, you know, like, saying stuff, like, I’ll meet you guys, like, at the bar if, like, you can get like, the IDs.SUGGESTION 93: A PARTICIPAL PHRASE AT THE BEGINNING OF A SENTENCE MUST REFER TO THE GRAMMATICAL SUBJECT.
We’re really not quite sure what this means, so just forget it.